Five year average
36 salmon and grilse.
Bedburn Estate is located approximately 6 miles up stream of Bishop Auckland.
Fishing is fly only and all pools are fished by wading.
The fishing tickets are a 24hrs from 12.01am to midnight the day of fishing sameday.
The UPPER Beat
The Upper beat starts approximately 50 yards below the foot bridge over the River Wear south of Low Harpley and finishes above the Bedburn pool. The beat comprises of two and quarter miles of double and single bank fishing with long fast flows, good tail runs across its 7 named pools. Railway, Ciscorn and Forstead offer anglers the chance of some excellent fly fishing. Anglers fishing the upper beat during the 2013 have caught salmon up to 27lb. Two rods are available on the Upper Beat per day.
Named pools on the Upper Beat
1. Harperley 2. Railway 3. Spring Wood 4. Ciscorn
5. Upper Fordstead 6.Fordstead
7. Tower Fordstead
The Lower Beat
The Lower beat starts at the confluence of the Bedburn Beck and River Wear. The Bedburn is one of the largest tributaries to the upper Wear. The beat comprises of one and three quarter miles double bank fishing with long fast flows, good tail runs across its 9 named pools ending approximately 170 yards above the A68 bridge. Two rods are available on the Lower Beat per day.
Named pools Lower Beat
10. Edge Knoll11.Whites12. High Garth 13. Low Garth 14. Horse Shoe 15. Lane Head 16. Wood Pool 17. Gravel Pool 18. BottomPool
Pools on both beats may change slightly during the season due to movement of gravel. The beats enjoy car parks on both sides of the river.
There are a limited number of season ticket holders. This has been running for a number of years. They follow the strict codes of conduct that the Bedurn Estate have put in place.
No dogs on the river bank.
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